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NBC
Sep 24, 2010 5:30pm PDT
as the comedian stephen colbert brought his fictionalized late-night tv character to an actual congressional hearing where he had been invited to testify about a single day he spent on a farm courtesy of the farm workers union. he was hardly the first celebrity to testify before congress, but nobody had seen anything quite like this before, and there's never been a climate quite like this one before. our white house correspondent savannah guthrie is here with us in our new york studios with more on this to start us off. >> reporter: as is customary in washington, colbert submitted prepared written remarking before his testimony, and they looked straightforward enough. when he sat down to testify, he went off script and into his comedy routine. and not everyone is laughing tonight. on capitol hill today, more evidence of why some americans think washington is a joke. the comedian stephen colbert, was billed as an expert witness on farm labor. and testified in character. >> congresswoman asked me to share my vast experience, spending one day as a migrant farm worker. i'm happy to use my celebr
NBC
Sep 24, 2010 5:00pm PDT
. >> funny man, serious message. sarcasm meets politics when stephen colbert he's the capitol hill. >>> and usually oprah winfrey hands out the big money prizes. today one of her guests outdoes all of oprah's gifts combined. >>> it is the ultimate urban race that combines brawn with brain. we'll have a preview. >>> and live in san jose, i can tell you if it is hot standing in the shade. you know we'll see a hot weekend around the bay area. temperature may get close to 100 degrees. you can expect for your plansnt is week, the seven-day forecast coming up. our state is in a real mess. and i'm not going to give you any phony plans or snappy slogans that don't go anywhere. we have to live within our means. we have got to take the power from the state capitol and move it down to the local level, closer to the people. and no new taxes, without voter approval. we have got to pull together not as republicans or as democrats but as californians first. at this stage in my life, i'm prepared to do exactly that. >>> no leniency for lindsay. she is back in jail put to bail. her lawyers are tryi
CBS
Sep 25, 2010 9:30am PDT
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CBS
Sep 24, 2010 5:00pm PDT
, clinical trials are under way on the minimally invasive treatment. >>> reporter: 62-year-old stephen brooks has battled prostate cancer twice. the first time he was treated with radiation. but when it recurred, brooks got into a clinical trial using a new treatment. >> how are your psa numbers? >> 0.1, cancer-free. >> reporter: brooks credits his lower psa, the number used to indicate the presence of any prostate cancer, to high intensity focused ultrasound treatment. >> it's more accurate in terms of delivering energy to a specific area without damaging the surrounding areas. >> reporter: because it doesn't harm the rest of th prostate, it has less side effects than surgery and radiation. >> incontinence? >> no incons tense. >> reporter: the clinical trials offer patients whose prostate cancer has come back but if it gets fda approval, the technique could also be used for patients diagnosed for the first time. he wants to be an example for other african-american men. since they are more likely than white men to develop prostate cancer and twice as likely to die from it. >> if you don't t
NBC
Sep 24, 2010 6:00pm PDT
administration enforcement website. >> a funny take as far as political sat ire from stephen colbert who testified on immigration and even he managed to get a little serious at times. >> swarmed by media, colbert had barely taken a seat when a congressman tried to kick him out for attracting too much attention and detracking from their work. >> i'm not asking you not to talk. i'm asking you to leave the committee room completely and submit your statement instead. >> he was eventually allowed to stay. he did submit comments and went off script with his wit. >> i'm happy to use my celebrity to draw attention to this complicated issue and i hope my star power can bump the hearings all the way up to c-span 1. >> he felt qualified to testify because he spent a dayworking on a farm which was featured on the colbert report. >> you are not qualified. >> thank god! can i go home now? >> he said his experience gave him understanding of why americans don't seek jobs mostly held by migrant workers. >> i break into a cold sweat at the sight of a salad bar. >> he was asked why he took up the cause. >>
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